This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS! CONTACT CLAIMS AGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 Mar 2007 13:30:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Microsoft Global Promotion <Microsoft@msprom.net>, although it may have been spoofed.
CONGRATULATIONS! CONTACT CLAIMS AGENT MICROSOFT GLOBAL PROMOTIONS FROM: INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION / PRIZE AWARD . REF: CIL/231-FMI020/07 BATCH: IPD/15/097/MGB RE: WINNING NOTIFICATION/FINAL NOTICE Sir/Madam We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held on the 7th of March 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 20511465897-6287 with serial number 472-971103 drew lucky numbers 8-66-97-22-46-88 which consequently won in the 3rd category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of ₤500,000(Five Hunderd Thousand Great British Pounds) CONGRATULATIONS!!! Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information very confidential till your claims has been processed and your prize/money Remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 200,000,000 company and 300,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place annually. We hope with part of your winning you will take part in our next year ₤2 million international lottery. To file for your claim, please contact our/your fiducial agent, Dr Roland Wilson First Financial & security Company TEL:44-790-061-1202 FAX:44 871 263 8928 Email:Firstfinancial@mail.wowmail.com or email@example.com Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Note: Anybody under the age of 21 is automatically disqualified. Sincerely Yours, Susan Petty Lottery Coordinator.